The trade policy agenda is at its densest this autumn. Selected items to look out for brought to you by Rob Francis, Iana Dreyer and Chris Horseman.
An overview of selected developments in Brussels over trade and investment this week. By Iana Dreyer and Rob Francis.
Perhaps in the triumph of hope over experience, the EU and Indonesia have recently announced their intention to accelerate progress on their stalled free trade agreement. But political factors and deep-rooted disagreements over the EU’s sustainability and deforestation policies mean that finalising a deal will remain a tall order.
A packed week ahead for trade policy in Europe. By Chris Horseman and Rob Francis.
A big week in EU trade. Very Asia-focused, but not only. CETA and the Energy Charter Treaty were also in focus. By Rob Francis, Chris Horseman and Iana Dreyer.
The new European Union proposal on prohibiting products made with forced labour triggered a discussion about the role of national authorities in its enforcement. This is only one example of the significant implementation and institutional challenges raised by Brussels’ new unilateral trade policy agenda.
It’s busy again in the trade policy world. A preview of key events brought to you by Rob Francis, Chris Horseman and Iana Dreyer. WTO members resume talks over TRIPS waiver extension plans Officials in Geneva will be busy this week as various WTO committees hold their first meetings after …
Trade policy activity is picking up in Brussels. A curation of developments brought to you by Rob Francis and Iana Dreyer.
A few ground-breaking new trade initiatives will come out of Brussels this week and activity will finally resume in Geneva.
Participants in the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework are holding their first ministerial meeting this week in the United States. Deborah Elms explains what IPEF is all about – and what it isn’t.